Jonny Rankin

Principal Planner

Jonny joined Durrants in Spring 2022, taking the role of Principal Planner within the Building Consultancy team based in Diss. Jonny works alongside fellow Planner Jasmine Philpott. Jonny assists Durrants clients in realising planning permissions for a range of agricultural, residential and renewable energy projects. Applications range from minor to major in scale with some larger developments requiring accompanying Environmental Statements. In past employments Jonny prepared Environmental Impact Assessments and planning applications for over 215MW of renewable energy projects, green infrastructure projects; cross-district cycle routes, park and ride sites and civic officing. Outside of work, Jonny thrives in wild places, enjoying running, cycling and bird watching in Suffolk. Further afield adventures to date have taken place in India, the Himalayan foothills, Arctic Norway and hours spent on the Lake District fells and Scottish Highlands.

Overall we were extremely happy with all services we received.


The service was excellent – Trevor was very available to answer my questions and put himself out to get my report back very quickly.  Anna was very professional, clear about availability and reliable in getting expectations and meeting them in replying to my questions.

Ms R

I was very impressed with the service I received.

Mrs AB

Very good service.

Mrs RR

Excellent service!  Would definitely use Durrants again and recommend to others.


Keep doing what you are doing to your current excellent standard.

Mr P

Very helpful, efficient and uncomplicated, well pleased.

Miss G

It was a very good service, much appreciated.

Mr T